GLORIA FRANCES CYR – OLD TOWN – Gloria Frances Cyr, 84, died peacefully Sept. 22, 2008, at Brewer Rehab and Living Center, after an accidental fall at her home and a cancer related recurrence. She was born June 24, 1924, at Portage Lake, the daughter of Francis J. and Gertrude (Chasse) Cyr. Gloria was a faithful communicant of Holy Family Parish, Old Town, and an auxiliary member of Legion of Mary. She prayed the breviary daily and throughout the years had fostered a deep devotion to Ste. Therese, who inspired and led her through many difficult life issues. After her graduation from Old Town High School in 1941, Gloria began her long business career. She was a graduate of Beals College and was a longtime member of Women’s Business League. She was employed as a secretary at several locations, worked briefly for the census bureau, then became employed by Bangor and Aroostook Railroad until her retirement. She volunteered at St. Joseph Hospital for nearly 50 years. She is survived by two brothers, the Rev. Myles Cyr, OMI, St. Mary of Lourdes, Lincoln and the Rev. Roger Cyr, OMI, St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Danforth. She was predeceased by her father, in 1983 and her mother, in 1986. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, and 1 p.m. Friday until time of dismissal to the church. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 2 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Parish, Old Town. Private burial services will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town. In lieu of flowers, masses are requested. A sincere expression of gratitude to the staff at Brewer Rehab for their personal and professional care.